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Arleigh

Arleigh Jenkins has over 15 years of bicycle industry experience from bike shop rat, to operations manager and GM. She was motivated to create Bike Shop Girl to empower women and families in bicycling.

30 Days of Biking
BlogCyclingCycling TipsRide

It has been over a week since updating you about my 30 days of biking challenge, so here is a quick update. Day 1 : A 19 mile road ride Day 2: A daily commute of 5 miles to Davidson, NC – take the bus from there to Charlotte and

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Bike ProfileBikesBlogWomen's Cycling

  MSRP: $1,199.95 A well built bike for  5 cents under $1,200.   For the person looking to upgrade their entry level bike, getting into 29ers or simply a deal finder that will upgrade the parts as they need. (I fit in the latter.) Weight: 18 inch is 28 lbs

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Marla Streb Interview
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! What’s your

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Osprey Talon 22 backpack
BlogCycling

I mentioned over this weekend my goal of getting back in to commuting.  To try commuting for the first time since my accident in October.  That is a super long time to be off the commuting habit!  This past Monday was Day 2 of the 30 days of biking, a

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BlogParts

I’m a color freak. Ask anyone that I’ve built a bike for, I love things to compliment, match and fit pieces together well.  Colored housing, grips, zip ties and spacers – they all matter for the end product.   For women especially, wanting to ride a bike is almost as

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30 Days of Biking
BlogCycling

During April there was a little event called 30 Days of Biking.  The goal was to get your butt on a bike during the 30 days of April.  A wrench was thrown into my gears during April quickly and I didn’t get nearly all the 30 days (or half of

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Barb Chamberlain Motivational Monday
BlogInterviewsMotivational Monday

What’s your name and location? Barb Chamberlain, Spokane, WA (a Bronze Level Bike-Friendly Community striving for Silver!) What type of cycling do you enjoy? Commuting, recreational, tooling around with friends for coffee, long rides What is your first cycling memory? Riding my banana bike with the streamers on the handles

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Blog

I’m slowly uploading photos from the ride yesterday morning, but for time I’m putting up this short video I created.

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Bike Shop Charlotte
Blog

Another heart felt post this week.  I feel like all these things need to continue to be pulled from me so that I can continue to find myself in this world. 7 months ago I didn’t own a car (well I didn’t drive one daily.)  We were a family of

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WRC's Women's Night Out
BlogEvent Coverage

Now in it’s seventh year, WRC’s Women’s Night Out is almost here! WHEN: Wednesday May 4, 6:30p – 9:00p WHERE: WRC Showroom, Wheat Ridge, CO WHAT: A women’s-specific cycling tradeshow — over 35 vendors with all the latest in bikes, clothes, gear, events and more! WHO: You and all your

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